Eco-friendly bus shelter at University of East Anglia wins praise for design and craftsmanship
PUBLISHED: 07:15 06 October 2017
© Richard Osbourne
A bus shelter at the University of East Anglia (UEA) has won an award for its design and craftsmanship.
The low-carbon shelter on University Drive was unveiled last November and has now been recognised by the Norfolk Association of Architects.
The bus stop was built as part of a Norfolk County Council scheme to boost the image of public transport on campus. LSI Architects designed the steel structure with sustainable materials. The shelter has a green roof intended to promote biodiversity and intrigue top deck passengers and several swing seats to entertain waiting passengers.
Dawn Dewar, UEA transport co-ordinator, said: “The bus shelter was a collaborative project with ideas and feedback from bus users, including students, along with creative input from the architects.
“This has resulted in an attractive yet practical shelter that will provide a blueprint for future waiting areas.”